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Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship for UC student

13 November 2012

Christchurch physics and maths student James Bonifacio has become the University of Canterbury's latest Rhodes Scholar.


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13 November 2012

Graduates of the University of Canterbury have elected two members to the University Council through a recent Court of Convocation election.


Plenty of student jobs in Christchurch

12 November 2012

University of Canterbury students have plenty of opportunities for jobs in 2013 as the post-quake rebuild swings into action.


What if pop culture changed a religion?

12 November 2012

With the 2012 US Presidential elections over and spoils claimed by Barrack Obama, there is a lot of media conjecture about the next steps for Mitt Romney.


UC researching happiness, pleasure and engagement

12 November 2012

Sex or making love and drinking alcohol or partying are two of the most enjoyable activities, according to a University of Canterbury research project.


UC research into reducing fire risks in high-rises

09 November 2012

A University of Canterbury researcher is looking into how high-rise buildings can cope best if a fire breaks out.


ChCh's music scene can be something special

09 November 2012

The way is open for Christchurch to create something special for its music scene, a University of Canterbury researcher said today.


UC academic wins outstanding paper award in Dublin

08 November 2012

A UC researcher has received an international award in Ireland for a paper on her research on business start-ups in the New Zealand designer fashion industry.


Diets abandoned during holiday season

07 November 2012

Diets fly out of the window and drinking increases this time of year for a reason, because people just don't care, says UC consumer researcher Dr Ekant Veer.


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07 November 2012

The University of Canterbury is setting up New Zealand's first Student Innovation Centre for smart young entrepreneurs next year.